LafargeHolcim Foundation International Awards for Sustainable Construction
LafargeHolcim Awards 2016
/2017

LafargeHolcim Awards 2016/2017: Overview

LafargeHolcim Awards 2016/2017: Overview

The competition entry period has now closed.

The LafargeHolcim Awards is the most significant global competition in sustainable design. Organized by the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, the competition identifies the ideas with the highest potential to tackle today’s challenges to increasing urbanization and to improve quality of life. The competition was open for registration from July 4, 2016 until March 21, 2017 at 14:00hrs (UTC). The online entry form closed for registered participants on March 28, 2017 at 14:00 UTC.

The competition is for projects in architecture, building and civil engineering, landscape and urban design, materials, products and construction technologies that contribute to the five “target issues” for sustainable construction. The LafargeHolcim Awards have two categories with different requirements:

LafargeHolcim Awards (main category)

  • Project has reached an advanced stage of design with high probability of execution 
  • All authors must be at least 18 years of age (date of birth March 21, 1999 or earlier)
  • Execution (ie: physical construction) of the project may not have started before July 4, 2016

Next Generation (young professionals and students category)

  • Visionary projects and bold ideas
  • All authors must be between 18 and 30 years of age (date of birth between July 5, 1985 and March 21, 1999)
  • Execution (ie: physical construction) of the project (if applicable) may not have started before July 4, 2016

Evaluation process

The juries consist of independent, renowned representatives from science, business and society. They evaluate entries against the “target issues” for sustainable construction. The Project Contact of all entries nominated for a prize by the independent regional juries will be contacted after the jury meetings. The jury meetings take place in June to July 2017. Awards ceremonies will be held in each of the five competition regions in September/November 2017.

Awards jury members

Entrants in the current LafargeHolcim Awards competition can download a PDF of their submission by entering their credentials below.

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Next competition 

The next LafargeHolcim Awards competition will open for entries in mid-2019.

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